Three dead, 12 hurt in Palpa jeep crashFive of the injured have sustained serious injuries, police say.
At least three people died and 12 others were injured in a jeep accident at Rainadebi Chhahara Rural Municipality-8 of Palpa district on Sunday.
According to the District Police Office, the jeep heading to Arghakhanchi from Saljhandi swerved off the road and plunged around 70 metres below.
Police informed that five of the injured have sustained serious injuries.
District Police Office, Palpa, Chief Heramb Sharma informed that a team of police personnel from Saljhani in Rupandehi and Baldhenggadi, Palpa-based police office are conducting rescue operations.
Dil Bahadur Gaha, a local, said that the injured had been sent to Lumbini Provincial Hospital in Rupandehi for treatment.